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Untrusting Patient

Mon, Aug 2nd 2004

A little background information. I left school about 1/2 a year back because i attempted suicide and severly got into cutting. well, since i've been home things have been looking up. I sought out help and found what i though was a decent psychologist. in the end he ended up trying to rip off the insurance company we go through. i felt betrayed and stopped seeing him. all the thoughts i had last year are beginning to surface again. i've been diagnosed with OCD and depression but i refuse to take pills. i tried last year but i ended up downing the whole bottle and causing myself more problems. i know that when i was consistent with the intake of the medication i didn't fully feel like myself but i was more stable than i am now. I want to seek out help and begin the medication again, but i'm having a trust issue cause of my last psychologist. what should i do? how can anyone be 100% sure they need medication? what medication do i take for OCD&depression?

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